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Myth and Legend

30-second Mythology

30-Second Mythology sets out the most significant details and unravels the underlying meaning of the greatest classical myths. Revealing the origins of the gods, heroes, and monsters of ancient Greece..

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Antigone Rising:  Subversive Power of the Ancient Myths

The idealized picture of classical antiquity most of us learned in school conveniently glosses over the most brutal parts of the history -- and omits surprising stories of feminist resistance. For eac..

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Arthurian Myths

This latest addition to this successful series offers a new selection of myths, featuring Arthur's knights of the round table, his love for Queen Guinevere and, of course, the ultimate betrayal by his..

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Beowulf: A new translation

A new, feminist translation of Beowulf by the author of The Mere Wife Nearly twenty years after Seamus Heaney's translation of Beowulf - and fifty years after the translation that continues to to..

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Classical Mythology A to Z: An Encyclopedia of Gods & Goddesses, Heroes & Heroines, Nymphs, Spirits, Monsters, and Places

An encyclopedic A-to-Z guide, this beautifully illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich, fascinating definitions of 700 major and minor characters, creatures, and places of classical mythology. ..

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Complete Fairy Tales : Oxford World's Classics

'Oh grandmama, what great big teeth you have!' Charles Perrault's versions gave classic status to the humble fairy tale, and it is in his telling that the stories of Little Red Riding-Hood, Sleeping B..

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Gender Swapped Fairy Tales

People have been telling fairy tales to their children for hundreds of years. And for almost as long, people have been rewriting those fairy tales - to help their children imagine a world where they a..

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Great Goddesses: Life lessons from myths and monsters

Empowering life lessons from myths and monsters. Encounter rebel goddesses, stories of complex love and the mythical might of women as Nikita Gill takes readers on a magical journey of empowerme..

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Hero With a Thousand Faces

Joseph Campbell's classic cross-cultural study of the hero's journey has inspired millions and opened up new areas of research and exploration. Originally published in 1949, the book hit the "New York..

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Heroes & Heroines Myths & Tales: Epic Tales

This astonishing anthology gathers together the most iconic and entertaining tales of adventure and daring from around the world. From Perseus the Gorgon-Slayer of Greek myhology, and the exploits of ..

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek hero..

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Heroines of Olympus: The Women of Greek Mythology

Goddesses, monsters, humans and the semi-divine - whether courageous or meek, gruesome or irresistible, female characters are ever present on the peripheries of the great Greek myths, but rarely do th..

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Irish Fairy Tales

Fairy stories, especially from the rich tradition of Ireland where the supernatural grew from the legends of the Celts, are the magic stories of everyday folk seeking solutions to the challenges of th..

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Mythology Book, The

More than 80 classic myths retold and explained, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife. The latest title in the bestselling Big Ideas series..

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Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, 75th Anniversary Illustrated Edition

Since its original publication by Little, Brown and Company in 1942, Edith Hamilton's Mythology has sold millions of copies throughout the word and established itself as a perennial bestseller in its ..

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Mythology: Who's Who in Greek and Roman Mythology

Mythology: Who's Who in Classical Mythology is an indispensable guide to all the Greek and Roman mythological characters, from major deities such as Athena and Bacchus, to the lesser-known wood nymphs..

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Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece

*** Pre-order Mythos by Stephen Fry now *** The Greek myths are the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelang..

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Myths & Legends: An Illustrated Guide to Their Origins and Meanings

Myths & Legends brings together the principal mythologies, legends, and folklore of ancient and modern cultures and explores the relationship that they have with their people and with the major religi..

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Navigating the Stars: Maori Creation Myths

From master storyteller Witi Ihimaera, a spellbinding and provocative retelling of traditional Maori myths for the twenty-first century. In this milestone volume, Ihimaera traces the history of..

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Norse Mythology

The great Norse myths are woven into the fabric of our storytelling - from Tolkien, Alan Garner and Rosemary Sutcliff to Game of Thrones and Marvel Comics. They are also an inspiration for Neil Gaiman..

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Norse Myths, The

The great Norse Myths are among the most dramatic and unforgettable stories in all human history. These fascinating, fantastical tales have inspired centuries of art, culture and literature, including..

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Norse Myths: A Guide to the Gods and Heroes

Who were the Norse gods - the mighty Aesyr, led by Odinn, and the mysterious Vanir? In The Norse Myths we meet this passionate and squabbling pantheon, and learn of the mythological cosmos they inhabi..

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Of Gods and Men: 100 Stories from Ancient Greece and Rome

An anthology of classical literature, both non-fiction and fiction, bringing together one hundred stories from the rich diversity of the literary canon of ancient Greece and Rome. Daisy Dunn of..

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Pandora's Jar: Women in the Greek Myths

Natalie Haynes is the nation's muse' Adam Rutherford The Greek myths are among the world's most important cultural building blocks and they have been retold many times, but rarely do they focus o..

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Penelopiad, The

The Myths series gathers a diverse group of the finest writers of our time to provide a contemporary take on our most enduring myths. From the outset the idea was to approach writers from around the w..

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Penguin Book of Myths & Legends of Ancient Egypt

"This readable anthology is a good introduction to a civilization that fascinates like few others this book, there are animals who talk, princesses who are locked up at the top of towers, wicked..

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Polynesian Island Myths

The Polynesian triangle covers Easter Island, Hawaii, New Zealand and the many isles in between. The legends of the region are based on the creation of land, fish, sea, valleys and the volcanic outcro..

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Scottish Myths

From the myths it shares with Ireland, to its own evocative fairy tales featuring all manner of water spirits, selkies, sea monsters and fairies; from legends of witchcraft ('The Brownie') to ghostly ..

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There is something about a shapeshifter - a person who can transform into an animal - that captures our imagination; that causes us to want to howl at the moon, or flit through the night like a bat. W..

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Sheela-na-gig: Sacred Celtic Images of Feminine Divinity

Sheela-na-gig, the squatting, bald woman with comically large ears holding herself open in the most blatant way has long been a figure of mystery throughout Ireland where the stone statues are most pr..

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Superstitions:  Handbook of Folklore, Myths, and Legends from around the World

Across all cultures and spanning centuries, superstitions rooted in cultural legends and myths have formed and influenced daily life. Superstitions: A Handbook of Folklore, Myths, and Legends from Aro..

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Tales of Norse Mythology (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics)

Scandinavians of the Viking Age explored the mysteries of life through their sagas. Folklorist Helene Adeline Guerber brings to life the gods and goddesses, giants and dwarves, and warriors and monste..

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Travels to the Otherworld and Other Fantastic Realms: Medieval Journeys into the Beyond

A collection of tales from the Middle Ages that reveal voyages to Heaven and Hell, the realm of the Faery, mystical lands, and encounters with mythic beasts * Shares travelers' accounts of voyag..

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Treasury of British Folklore: Maypoles, Mandrakes and Mistletoe

An entertaining and engrossing collection of British customs, superstitions and legends from past and present. Did you know, in Cumbria it was believed a person lying on a pillow stuffed with pigeon'..

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Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold

The story of Troy speaks to all of us - the kidnapping of Helen, a queen celebrated for her beauty, sees the Greeks launch a thousand ships against the city of Troy, to which they will lay siege for t..

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Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold

The story of Troy speaks to all of us - the kidnapping of Helen, a queen celebrated for her beauty, sees the Greeks launch a thousand ships against the city of Troy, to which they will lay siege for t..

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Vampires of Lore: Traditional Tales and Modern Misconceptions

Vampire ... the word immediately conjures up bloodstained fangs, an aversion to sunlight, bats, garlic, and wooden stakes. These undead immortals have haunted our favourite books, television shows, an..

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Venus and Aphrodite

Through ancient art, evocative myth, exciting archaeological revelations and philosophical explorations Bettany Hughes shows why this immortal goddess endures through to the twenty-first century, and ..

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